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The Gala Theatre

Millennium Place
Durham City
County Durham

Tel: +44 03000 266 600

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The Gala Theatre

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Prices vary according to performance. Please see website for details.


  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

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Recent Reviews:

  • Are_we_there_yet158
    Seaham, United Kingdom
    Small but Ideal
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 22nd May 2017
    We’ve been to the Gala Theatre 4 times to see comedians / speakers. The venue holds around 500 people. There really isn’t a bad seat in the house. Wherever you are, you are never too far from the... Read full review
  • princeiseoluwa
    Newcastle, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Wonderful place
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 17th May 2017
    Went on a visit to Durham to deliver a lecture on what we happen after Brexit, I was fortunate to visit this Gala Theatre. It was one of the amazing place around there. Read full review
  • Chris B
    Darlington, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Top Venue
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 12th May 2017
    This was our first visit here and everything was excellent, it is a short walk from the railway station and easy to find and there are plenty of places nearby for a drink or something to eat. The... Read full review



  • On-Site café/restaurant - Cafe bar for 75 people. Serving hot and cold beverages and snacks.

Access Information

Opening Times

2017 (2 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
Monday - Saturday10:00 - 20:30
Sunday14:30 - 20:30
Bank Holiday14:30 - 20:30

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A1(M). From the A1(M) take the A690 into Durham city.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station is Durham. Regular buses into the centre of Durham from across the region.

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